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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. An event was held in downtown Wilmington Wednesday to honor those who protect children in our community.
Montgomery Lanier, founder of Carry with Confidence, surpasses donation goal of luggage for kids in foster care.
A few months ago a New Hanover County mother was killed leaving her three-year-old son behind. Now, his grandmother is fighting for custody but says it's an uphill battle.
A South Carolina grandmother has been arrested after authorities say she left her four grandchildren in a hot car while she shopped for groceries.
North Carolina has over 10,000 children in foster care. The alarming number and the spike in children without homes over the past five years have some calling it a state-wide crisis. While everyone involved with these children agrees that reunification is the goal, it often doesn't happen. That is why there is a deep need for people to open their hearts and their homes.
Court documents said the mother involved in a crash that killed her child on River Road had drugs in her system during the time of the crash.
A Tabor City mom says her five-year-old son was raped at school. But it's who she says attacked the boy that you just won't believe. Sherri Loika says her son was sodomized in a restroom at Tabor City Elementary School by a five-year-old classmate. She found out the night it happened after his teacher called.
In July of last year, Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren was appointed by his fellow commissioners to serve as a board member of the Department of Social Services. Not only did he assume his duties as a DSS board member, but he eventually became chairman of the board as well. According to Commissioner Warren, the first African-American Brunswick County commissioner to be elected in 28 years when he took the seat in 2008, a storm began brewing in September when a decision was made to terminate the director of DSS.
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